ERIC Number: ED317004
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
The Parents Helping Parents and Programs for Students Projects. Program Evaluation Report, 1988-1989.
Goldberg, Marge; And Others
This report reviews ongoing projects by the Parent Advocacy Center for Educational Rights (PACER), in particular its parent training program and programs for students. The Parents Helping Parents project is described and evaluated, including its efforts concerning public information, workshops for all parents, workshops for special groups, workshops for minority and under-represented parents, trainer training workshops, and individual assistance. Other parent training programs are also described, including early childhood parent training, a project for families of children with emotional/behavioral disorders, transition parent training, a surrogate parent project, and the Minnesota Supported Employment Program. Programs for students include the "Count Me In" handicap awareness project, the "Let's Prevent Abuse" project, and a computer resource center. (PB)
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Advocacy, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Microcomputers, Parent Associations, Parent Education, Parent Participation, Parent Workshops, Preschool Education, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Social Support Groups, Transitional Programs
PACER Center, 4826 Chicago Ave., South, Minneapolis, MN 55417-1055 ($3.00).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC. Div. of Personnel Preparation.
Authoring Institution: PACER Center, Inc., Minneapolis, MN.